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Who’s the ‘Fairy’est of Them All? A Look at Disney Fairies

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When we think of Disney Fairies, our thoughts tend to fly automatically to Tinker Bell. Originally a supporting pixie-dust yielding character who made her debut appearance in Disney’s 1953 animated classic Peter Pan, Tinker Bell’s popularity has grown increasingly independent of her former claim to fame over the years. Now she, along with a whole new line of spinoff fairy ...

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OpEd: ‘Turning Red’ Echoes Familiar Disney/Pixar Transformation Trends We’ve Seen Before

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People have praised the latest Disney-Pixar animated feature film, Turning Red (2022), for its originality and unique deliverance of a one-of-a-kind storyline. I agree that there are several novel aspects at work within the film, many of which we’ve yet to see play out in prior works of animation from Walt Disney Entertainment. One example is the way adolescence is ...

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Celebrate Villaintine’s Day with These Villainous Wallpapers

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Although many people celebrate Galentine’s Day on February 13, Disney fans also celebrate a unique Disney holiday called Villaintine’s Day as a precursor to Valentine’s Day! On this February 13 in 2022, Disney villains are getting their chance to shine, and the Disney Parks Blog has just shared four “new wickedly wonderful wallpapers” for the occasion! In the blog post, Thomas ...

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Bake Up Family Comforts with These Disney Character-Inspired Recipes

Bob Parr making his breakfast specialty for his 'incredible' family.

Is cold weather still keeping you and your family indoors? That’s okay, because with February being “National Bake For Family Fun” month, you can certainly use this time to bake up a bounty of Disney character-inspired recipes. And while getting creative with your own crafty concoctions is highly recommended, D23 has made the task easier by sharing a great list ...

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‘Sleeping Beauty’ Gets Another Retelling

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If the words Briar Rose, Aurora, Maleficent, or Sleeping Beauty always catch your attention when you’re perusing Disney Fanatic, then it’s safe to say that you’re probably a big fan of the Sleeping Beauty fairytale and the 1950 Disney movie Sleeping Beauty. You’re also probably a big fan of Aurora in Maleficent (2014) or Maleficent: Mistress of Evil (2019) when the Disney ...

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The Top Fitness, Beauty, and Wellness Tips from ‘Maleficent’ Actress Elle Fanning

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As the new year begins, there’s no better time to put some New Year’s resolutions into place when it comes to your health, fitness, skincare, diet, mental health, or overall wellness  — and who better to give advice about wellness than a real-life Disney princess? Most Disney fans already know Elle Fanning; the actress played the Disney princess Aurora in Maleficent ...

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Disney Baddies Who Turned Good

Which Disney Bird Are You?

From the wickedest of evil villains to those misunderstood, misbehaving but otherwise harmless antagonists that annoy us so, Disney characters usually take a distinguished side for being either for or against what’s good and what isn’t. Over the years however, we have seen many demonstrations of certain characters in Disney films shifting form their former antagonistic ways to those that ...

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Want to Disneybound as a Disney Villain? ‘Disney Princess Style’ Has the Guide

If you’ve been following the “Twelve Days of Disney Princess Sweepstakes“, then you know that Disney Princess Style has been collaborating with digital creators, bloggers, and Youtubers to curate Disney princess outfits or gift guides for several different themes. So far the themes have ranged from self-care to party-hosting–and now Disney villains are getting their turn! Disney Princess Style partnered ...

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‘Maleficent’ Princess Elle Fanning Receives Another Award Nomination For ‘The Great’

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If you haven’t been following Elle Fanning and only know her as actress Dakota Fanning’s little sister, then you’ve been missing out as a Disney fanatic. Not only has Elle played a classic Disney princess (with the Disney princess makeup, Disney princess mannerisms, Disney princess clothing, and Disney princess wedding all included) in ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ opposite ...

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Elle Fanning Continues To Confirm That She’s A Real Disney Princess

Disney fanatics will already recognize Elle Fanning for her role as Princess Aurora / Sleeping Beauty in ‘Maleficent’ and ‘Maleficent: Mistress of Evil’ opposite Angelina Jolie, or perhaps for her groundbreaking role on the ongoing show ‘The Great’, but the actress has become particularly well-known offscreen for her “sweet smile and undeniable talent“. Since Elle has been the talk of ...

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